Discover authentic Dalmatia through the abandoned villages of Velo and Malo Grablje. Enjoy traditional architecture and learn a little bit about Mediterranean plants, especially lavender and its importance for this area. The walk can be from 4-11km of hike, so you can choose which you prefer.
We will hike through authentic villages where you would see the beauties of traditional architecture and way of living, learn about medical herbs and much more. A 20 min transfer from the bus station to our starting point takes us to the village of Velo Grablje, from where we start our walk through forgotten villages of Velo & Malo Grablje.
The tour starts in Hvar town where group meets with the guide. A 20 minutes transfer from the bus station to our starting point takes us to the village of V.Grablje, which is approx. 14km from Hvar town. The road to the starting point will offer the group amazing views on the surrounding islands.We will hike through villages where you would see the beauties of traditional architecture and way of living, learn about medical herbs and much more. As we begin with ur hike, we will meet with one of the locals who is a lavender producer and he will explain about the tradition of the lavender on the island.
We start our walk from Velo Grablje towards Malo Grablje following the old trail which in medieval time used to be the main road connecting Hvar with Stari Grad on the north side of the island. The entire trail is downhill, starting with approx. 20 long steps and continuing as a small trail for approx. 1.5km. After that part we continue our walk to Malo Grablje on a wide, gravelly trail…
It usually takes us around 1h from Velo Grablje to Malo Grablje, including short stops for some explanations and pictures taking.
After arrival to this picturesque, hidden village of Malo Grablje we will stop for a lunch at small traditional tavern hidded in the Ghost village. After we continue walking for about 45minutes on a wide, gravelly road to Milna. A walk from Milna back to Hvar follows a small, rocky trail and it lasts approximately 1.30h (depending on the speed).